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Press release on Chemicals and Health

Federal Environment Agency bans corrosive detergent "Por Çöz"

The Federal Environment Agency, in consultation with the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), has banned the trade and sale of the detergent Por Çöz. The product contains at least 20% nitric acid and thus poses a serious risk to health. The ban is temporary and will be in effect until a final decision is taken by the European Commission. The descaler and rust remover is available mainly in supermarkets that supply Turkish products. read more

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